Business Practices. 1. The Parties recognise that certain business practices of service suppliers, other than those falling under Article 7.12, may restrain competition and thereby restrict trade in services.
Business Practices. Carrier shall use its best efforts to make certain that all billings, reports, and financial settlements rendered to or made with Company pursuant to this Agreement, or any revision of or amendments to this Agreement, will properly reflect the facts about all activities and transactions handled by authority of this Agreement and that the information shown on such billings, reports and settlement documents may be relied upon by Company as being complete and accurate in any further recording and reporting made by Company for whatever purposes. Carrier shall notify Company if Carrier discovers any errors in such billings, reports, or settlement documents.
Business Practices. Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents, the Company has not, at any time, directly or indirectly, made any contributions or payment, or provided any compensation or benefit of any kind, to any municipal, county, state, federal or foreign governmental officer or official, or any other person charged with similar public or quasi-public duties, or any candidate for political office. The Company's books, accounts and records (including, without limitation, customer files, product packaging and invoices) accurately describe and reflect, in all material respects, the nature and amount of the Company's products, purchases, sales and other transactions. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Company has not engaged, directly or indirectly, in: (a) the practice known as "double-invoicing" or the use or issuance of pro-forma or dummy invoices; or (b) the incorrect or misleading labeling, marketing or sale of refurbished goods as new goods.
Business Practices. Neither the Company, its Subsidiaries, nor any Person acting on behalf of the Company or its Subsidiaries has paid or delivered, or promised to pay or deliver, directly or indirectly through any other Person, any monies or anything else of value to any government official or employee of any political party, for the purpose of illegally or improperly inducing or rewarding any action by the official favorable to the Company or its Subsidiaries.
Business Practices. None of the Company, the Affiliated Entities and, to the Company’s best knowledge, the Company’s and such Affiliated Entities’ respective directors, officers, employees, representatives or agents has offered, promised, authorized or made, directly or indirectly, (A) any unlawful payments or (B) payments or other inducements (whether lawful or unlawful) to any foreign or domestic government official or employee (including any officer or employee of a government or government-owned or controlled entity or of a public international organization, or any person acting in an official capacity for or on behalf of any of the foregoing, or any political party or party official or candidate for political office) to influence official action or secure an improper advantage of the Company; or violated or is in violation of any provision of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, or made any unlawful bribe, payoff, influence payment, kick back, payment or rebate. Each of the Company and the Affiliated Entities has conducted their businesses in compliance with applicable anti-bribery or anti-corruption laws or regulations in each jurisdiction in which they conduct their respective businesses, and has instituted and maintained and will continue to maintain policies and procedures designed to promote and achieve compliance with such laws and with the representations and warranties contained herein.
Business Practices. (a) Neither of MIE, the Company, FEEL, the shareholders of FEEL nor any of their respective officers, employees, directors, representatives or agents has offered, promised, authorized or made, directly or indirectly, (i) any unlawful payments or (ii) payments or other inducements (whether lawful or unlawful) to any government official, with the intent or purpose of: (A) influencing any act or decision of such government official in his official capacity; (B) inducing such government official to do or omit to do any act in violation of the lawful duty of such government official; (C) securing any improper advantage; or (D) inducing such government official to use his influence with a government or instrumentality thereof, political party or international organization to affect or influence any act or decision of such government or instrumentality, political party or international organization; in order to assist the Company in obtaining or retaining business for or with, or directing business to, any Person. (b) Neither MIE, the Company, FEEL, the shareholders of FEEL nor any of their respective officers, employees, directors, representatives or agents has offered, promised, authorized or made, directly or indirectly, any payments or other inducements specified in this Clause 27 to government officials in violation of either Cayman Islands or PRC law against improper payments. (c) Notwithstanding anything else in this Clause 27, any facilitating or expediting payment made to a government official for the purpose of expediting or securing the performance of a routine governmental action by a government official shall not constitute a breach of the representation made in this Clause 27.
Business Practices. Licensee shall maintain a competent, conscientious, trained staff. Neither Licensor nor Licensee shall engage in any trade practice or other activity which is harmful to the goodwill or reflects unfavorably on the Marks or on the reputation of Licensee, Licensor, Licensee's business or other licensees of Licensor, or which constitutes deceptive or unfair competition, consumer fraud or misrepresentation.